Common side effects of cilostazol include headache, diarrhea, dizziness, and rapid or irregular heartbeat.
If symptoms are unimproved after 3 months, discontinue Cilostazol.
Cilostazol, the most active of the metabolites, is unknown.
It also reduces the ability of blood to clot. The trial, which examined all-cause mortality as a primary endpoint, was terminated early after about 3 years because of a high drop-out rate in both groups 397 out of 721 cilostazol patients and 391 out of 718 patients taking placebo and because of a much lower mortality rate than expected.
Duplication for commercial use must be authorized by ASHP. PLETAL is a prescription medicine used to reduce the symptoms of intermittent claudication and can increase your ability to walk further distances. Based on these data, no dose adjustment is necessary. Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
XDR pulmonary tuberculosis, but patients must be monitored carefully for adverse events.
May increase the risk of heart failure by exacerbating underlying myocardial dysfunction by ?1Receptor stimulation with increases in renin and aldosterone.
Although most people do not experience drowsiness, it is recommended not to engage in activities requiring mental alertness, such as driving a car or operating machinery until you have established your own response to the medicinal product.
Rashes can be fatal, but are mostly seen in people over 16 years of age.
People at risk of lactic acidosis should discuss suitability of the drug with their doctor.
To view content sources and attributions, please refer to our editorial policy. Claudication pain is caused by too little oxygen getting to the muscles. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. PLETAL reversibly inhibits platelet aggregation induced by a variety of stimuli, including thrombin, ADP, collagen, arachidonic acid, epinephrine, and shear stress. Cilostazol is excreted into the breast milk of rats.